ascent of the scorpions; i.e., "scorpion-hill", a pass on the south-eastern border of Palestine ( Numbers 34:4 ; Joshua 15:3 ). It is identified with the pass of Sufah, entering Palestine from the great Wady el-Fikreh, south of the Dead Sea. (See AKRABBIM .)
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Maaleh-acrabbim". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".